Dooley - Prison Suicide in England and Wales

A quick revision quiz to jog your memory on the Dooley study (Forensics -> After A Guilty Verdict -> Imprisonment)

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1. How many suicides occurred when prisoners were on remand? (Imprisoned awaiting their hearing)

  • 11%
  • 47%
  • 23%
  • 39%
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2. In the analysis of suicides, what percentage of suicides were committed by 1. Hanging and 2. Drug Overdose

  • 97% by Hanging | 0.8% by Drug Overdose
  • 90% by Hanging | 3.7% by Drug Overdose
  • 45% by Hanging | 37% by Drug Overdose
  • 87% by Hanging | 2.5% by Drug Overdose

3. How many had a history of self-abuse?

  • 73%
  • 54%
  • 43%
  • 65%

4. What percentage had a history of psychiatric contact?

  • 33%
  • 45%
  • 85%
  • 63%

5. 442 unnatural deaths were recorded, but how many of these deaths were given the verdict of suicide?

  • 304
  • 259
  • 300
  • 422

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